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Assertion

Assertion

WordNet



noun


(1)   A declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
(2)   The act of affirming or asserting or stating something
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
  2. Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
  3. A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.